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Surviving a Grizzly Bear Attack

Being attacked by a grizzly bear was bad in itself.  Now imagine your friends left you for dead and you had to crawl 150 miles…

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The Story of Hugh Glass

If you know Hugh Glass, then you most likely know him for his run in with a Grizzly Bear.  There are many layers to a…

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Trading in the 1800s

When you did business on the high plains in the 1800s, transactions often took place in trade items.  That was certainly the case at the…

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Lewis and Clark…or Alexander McKenzie

Have you heard of Lewis and Clark or Alexander McKenzie?  Chances are you have heard of one but not the other and chances are if…

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The Museum of Fur Trade

Today we say hello to our listeners on KSCR in Chadron, NE.  They know of a long time museum that tells the story of the…

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A Trip to the Rhino Barn

If you were going to a rhino barn, you’d of course expect to see rhinos, perhaps at a zoo.  This place has a huge rhino…

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An Amazing Site to See and Visit

In sharing these stories with you for over two decades I’ve seen a lot of interesting places, but I recently visited an unexpected gem –…

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Volcanic Ash in Nebraska

When you think volcanoes spewing clouds of hot ash, you probably do not think of the state of Nebraska.  But in just a moment, I’ll…

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A 70 Year Heritage in Nebraska

Sometimes a station’s call letters can tell you a lot about the city or area from which it broadcasts.  Today we say hello to our…

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Time in a POW Camp

By the end of WW II, Bill Shuck was in  POW camp with 9000 other English and American airman.  This is his story of time…

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Bailing Out of a Burning Plane

Bill Shuck’s B17 bomber had been struck by flack…and now he and the crew had to bail out of the burning plane to save their…

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The First Taste of War in a B-17

Today we say hello to listeners on two new affiliates, KBRF in Fergus Falls, MN and KIMn Gilette, WY.  Today’s features takes a look back…

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From Church to Concert Series

Jason grew up singing on the farm and in church each Sunday.  It led him to make it a career.  But there’s much more to…

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One of the Most Famous Americans

His work helped teach an entire nation to read and write within a matter of just a few years.  In a moment we introduce you…

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Lining Up for Repeat Purchases

Marketing and advertising are keys to getting a product known and bought by consumers.  Perhaps no one did it better than a gentleman from Hasting,…

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Part of the Meal for Troops

It was a part of some meals served to U.S. troops during World War II.  However, you probably don’t associate this drink with life in…

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The Story of Edwin Perkins

Today we say hello to our listeners on KHAS in Hastings, Nebraska.  Residents have probably heard of a man named Edwin Perkins, but have you?…

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Making An Investment in the Future

Shickley, Nebraska is a small town that’s made a big investment in its future.  It’s been an important journey in sharing a story now that’s…

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Dedicated Citizens Creating Positive Change

Today we return to a small town in Nebraska, five years after we first shared their story of how dedicated local citizens can create amazing…

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Willa Cather’s Hometown

This place owes much of it’s identity to someone who passed away in 1947.  As the years passed, holding on to that history became more…

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